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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 26, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta uiM, 1011. 'I 'f RECEPTION f AS A VERY CORDIAL ONE THE LETHBRIPOE DAILY HERALD from Front Page.) but I hope think that i-an hut that to uwt htm, (or i of the nrlglit- i to M Bordra win tew 4M Mt spirits amontjour public men of joday." _ At MnV- Gibson read the lollowlng. mcmerii den, that M their. llktwlM In Ui mil? Ho Hw. R. L. E jrden, M. P. We, United i asking Mr. Bor- been frank_ In might be Wtot bvttw market on you have lor than Brltlih Columbia! Trade flour for fruit. Da you wait to tbe Identity of your wheat, which li beet In the Ac cording to Mr. Perley, thli the cue If grain Is: not shlppW through British channels. Finally (be speaker mid that the bankers, Dent Liberals, and moil men In Toronto were against ti pact. A Grit paper had accuied hi of for being born In thi States, but that was not so, for be vai being born them. "We ar out here to support 'Mr. Borden, th reception we bave had lias been ami Ing. In Winnipeg you would hav O.'.H. M. P.: prefaced his .wirprlsed to see the crowds tha inaers of Alberta, tlons and demude made, lie welcomed tho opportunity to let In touch with tha and In all parta of country. ed bis opposition to reciprocity, and stated that he would try to give a similarly straightforward to the other 0. H. Parley, M, P, first speaeker of 'the Land than before people I and fight It out with' us. The pm- masters and by their diet will abide, although we may not with their decision." of the Constituency, ac cording the deep! Interest, we feel In demnd.iof toe farmers aa laid before the Dominion! Government by their deputation, to Ottawa last De- cember, ant harlflglino political ties, flUur or Individually which us to eKfcer of the domln- ant Apolitical partlm of this country, but feeling that ;wei can best serve the Interests .of the Wiling masses liy .upporting at the jxjUs thos. who ghe us reason to believe- (hem not domin- ated by party' spirit, .elfish Interests or corporate gratd, approach you in the spirit of brotherhood for a plain, unequivocal decisive, eipiana- tlon of your' oonriction. concerning the demands lot forth by the abov Beatfomad-deputation, th ion, w (be able leader of the oppo recognize you to be, cea your on the'reciprocity pa and It to ald Mr suggested that it be given rley, "came back on sii months or a year. ii. mil -mr go inroufin tnt the effects of it In this coun- United States and be'known at Amerl "enteii to him at i at thoae ho are so enthua, jean wheat, flour, bacon and cheese Il8od thjlt the, party s Grain Bill now farmeis who, through Mr It of government owned and operated trial terminal elevators, at, our 1 AJ.U yill LJ (u l-dl'lj 1 this out if returned to power Ho went so far aa to say! commented on the difference of they would nion between the farmers who tb'8 licmand not trant- ..1'i.j ,ed. He carried it further and stated j than In olden days a strong man had n under the influence of a woman, ling Sampson and Delilah, though rt (h t ouse hth forth the aran tioable TtatM. to going over tb. would upset trade Can- ro.d'lf we are goinj ship thrown didn't approve what ,Wt the Grain bill and'nanted uist what he thl8 rem'rlt n to the term- final elevators piomised too that if he came duty were removed from farm imple- Mr. Bergeron stated" that did not believe that they would get Ihelr machinery any cheaper ibecauao he thought there was a secret under- standing between the manufacturer, on bolih sides of the line, and that the conaeqacnce would be that shops But that night at Moose Ja made use of the and lnt.rpre- tn, belleflt. ted it by saying that the- strongr men Canada would be compelled to cloae down, our workingmen aaffer- 1 Ing and those In the States rwplng the benefit. i reciprocity were adopted ___ If going to allow the- American" beef Ito the and our trust-to spread Its tentacles oier our' been tries. success in'other coun and traat In government fo and by the people, that he shall no to labor to that end, that the in Itlatlve and referendum method o Jaw-making with the right of the re call be upon the statute books. Thia Is a true copy of the resolution given to Mr. Borden Saturday even log. (Signed) John Gibson. In reply to Mr. Qlbaon, Mr. Borden ttated that he woulll deal with the de- mands of the petition in his later re- marks. He recognised, he said, the ap propriate spirit In which the sugges- ever; wanted." nt-.c AUVJJLVU ano, ourlirusi'to s In the speakers opinion that state- trade went to the United other ment had no foundation He then nations nould take our place In Great Favored Nation. went on to tmerse Sir Wilfrid Laur- Britain and It would take many year. I ier's present atand with regard to re- for us to get it back." klng up the nation mat 'nto two bodies, one fo ciprocity and the United States, jlr goraen ,jid that ter brletlv. Hi Borden said that In Quotation, fromth. Premier's speech- th, of 1899-1901 and 1907, and admit L ted that he was unah.e to understand Ho advocated dividing the railway the east and the other for the west lng and Ottawa and there fallen under the Canada They can export for 4 1-3 cents a pound and 1-2 cents a pound and Transpoi ballon by water Is only a fraction of rail transpoi tatlon as II 8bould he rait for every every day, so that he could i investigated delay. to the tariff, he belieicd that it ne framed in a reasonable waj nuj HI tvmnipeK ana t what he termed "the makeup of already gentleman of Curler', .tandmg." I ground very Mas a public man the right to change was in poor voice he w iranspouation m a reasonable waj his mind The pact wgs made by cuss the matter of Australia and New Zealand on "certamed facts He believed in mar, uini.t.. n------ evivrociiy at any can lay beef and mutton In Can- the development of the natural re "dl> for eiKht cents a nojnd and make sources of Canada turning out the He commented on the paucity of ar- money This Is a tower price than the "nlshea product by our 0.11 labor "I one man, tho Minister of Finance my Judgment he had no right pledge the people to a scheme. s Fielding's judgment good' no" Mr Perley then went on to'say that the enhanced' price of Canadian hard wheat at Mlnneipoli. would not be maintained If hard wheat were im- orted free there would be a aarplua The fanner across the line raising it realiied this, hence his opposition to he pact. "Preserve your home mar- er gument on the gorernment side in Canadian producers get support of the agleement The mini ter of agriculture had spent two hou don't believe in sending our resources I out of the of tha country, In sending our workmen after them to manufac- A OVA N r i nr.A.n An "Attraction 5 PEOPLE Extraordinary PEOPtE CHAJS. CHESTJR CO, Novelty Equilibrists. An Act Incomparable. v THE LA MORIN TRIO Juvenile Wonders. A Bright, Sparkling, Clever Act. Feet Beautiful Moving Pictnrm Watch our features'all'this week. THE FAMILY .VAUDEVILLE THEATRE Doors opra 730 Firtt p.m. Relations to the Empire of a four hours' speech In I Mr -Borden then dwelt at consider Iture them and then sending our money to prove that there was a desire for length on the effect of the pact after the finished products to bring reciprocity in Canada In 1866 and in to Canada's relations to the empire them back I believe In haUng such 1879 Eveiyone knew that and as his tcit president Taffs a tariff as will give our was no necessits for proof charms of President' Taft, who repre- sented the woman in the cake. A press agent, who was not at the meeting, got hold of the story and so garbled It that It appeared as you it m the Herald this evening I would be untrue to the race to yh.lch I belong If I were guilty of of a lady In any other terms than those of We have heard many thing, during this western tour ,We have 'heard the demands of the grain" growers but we do not want to dictate to them ne want to ulscuss the'questlon.wlth them. Government must be carried on in one of three wajs Revenue or irotsct -Sir John Parting of the ways" speech "The a just wage and not make them com A. Slacdonald did put ,thls on Canada to the mother pete with other countries where wa in the statutes of Canada m country are light and almost impre-Us are loner and conditions worse 1879 but in 1S91 m the greatest and sajs "but" said He said that bis policy waste esta last fight of his life he had Aught Mr. Borden, "the} are strong apd must a permanent tariff- commission this same proposal successfully "If be made strongei I pray God Uej ascertain the facts and apply busfnes he were alive .aid Mr Bor- may never be men amid sense to these facts den, "I know he would oppose this applause. He held that the ar- Mr Borden that pact as straight and atrong as he did of the president to his con Live party and sUnd 7 n 1891. ,s not 1866 or 1879, it gross .poll, commercla, CtecUon the ctlonM tta 1911 and condition, .re O.nad.. and the United State, the workUm.Th Then the Bnt.h wer. to If the reciprocity pact 1. ,t ,r" away but today are a, close to Canada must remit absolute free trade Reciprocity would destroy the as those of UnUed State, were between the two countrie. and the (lection that all classes in Canada tariff revenue free trade only was Ti.'lf at that time The Canadian people were denied the American markets in 1879 and so they found others, and Canada found herself and her strength and resources Canada ia in the twen ;leth century and. as Sir Wilfrid Uur- Icr so, aptly said, it Is her centurj." Not Honor Bound He denied that Canada was ia honor lound to pass the. pact but held that he referendum asked for bj the Unit 4 Alberta In their mem- orial should apply here and the pact bould not be adopted .until it bat referred to the "No man nder forty of age 'in Canada ia ever, had the right to on nueation. people of have the right to pronounce on such an which I. the greatest tbat has arisen since 1ES7. I have asked the Prime Minister to hasten Hie cen-1 sus and bring tariff will be made at Washlngtoi and. not .at'Ottawa.- It will mean th., doom trade relation, within the empire and the doom of the dream 01 .imperlar statesmen of a united empire "If upon this agrtemeiit.it will riot be without warn- ing.from-.Mr. Taft as.to what-It will ultimately mean to thi. country. But If we able to drive the government of Canada to the people of Canada, I we shall not enter upon It at all. I believe the people will have an appreciation of the work that has al- ready been done in this country and of the British connection. While de- siring peace with the United States, they will desire to further complete .their.fiscal autonomy and avoid any step that may weaken the connection with tbe BrUlsh empire." linvo enjoyed. -He. urged his heal era to .'believe 'that the continuance of the prosperity of this country de peufis upon a continuance of the pro tective policy. He concluded by congratulating and 'district on their growth and pros- perity which has come to them in re- cent years and urged tho sudience not to adopt the motto: "Let Laulrer finish bis but to lake as tholr away with in Canada forever n 1868 Since then tile country has wen governed b) a protective tariff. If you are going to a protective tariff you must protect everybody." Going further he drew a comparison between England as a free trade na- tion where millions of acres of good land are not cultivated and where the taxes were and Canada where the protective tariff is in force to the benefit of the countrj, saying that he could not understand the pol- cj of the men who went to Washing- on for the purpose of changing it. With regard to Hie Western farmers deputations, he said that the farmer of the weet wanted to buy as cheap as possible and sell as dear as pos- ible The bait that Is thrown out In he reciprocity pact Is that there js a market of people opened to icm. But In the iNew England .states Provincial Right. Having concluded lilt reinarlt on motto: "Let Canada finish hor wprk." Bergtron Speaks, On rising to speak J. 0. H. Bergeron ecognlzed as the nit of the party took occasion to answer a dispatch sent out from Jlooio Jaw, which he said mlsiiueted him In the most 1111- manner. "Hero aro (hn he said. "The other day at Weyburn, wo were'waited .upon by Taking one example only of what accrue from free trade In 1896 there was a sir cent a gallon duly on coal oil At thi. oil wells In luubton were working at a profit. The Liberals a cry Out price ot coal oil should not (M more tnan 13 wfcfle It really wtt 19 The reduction removing dnty. IaaS97 this duty was lowered one cent a gal- lon, and later removed altogether, and wbat happened' The w.Us which protecting by a high luty were forced out of biuinen hy the Stand- ard Oil trust, and now the pmplt to west are paying for it by paying Munich M forty a gallon for their coal oil Tbe game thing li true in regard to binder twine. It weald still be the same with other thing, if reciprocity "were pateed r Towards the latter part of Us speech Mr. Bergeron made some rath- er sweeping statements when he said that In 1896 the expenditure of the government was .only an- nually while in 1911 it would be For this Increaae in expendi- ture there was only a In' crease In trade. Where doei that great amount of money Why, In- o tbe pocketi of the friends of the government, a quarter of It. Thesa general graft charges, mixed with the Inimitable French-Canadian kept the crowd in peals of laughter, and while there was not much to what, was said, It served Hi, purpose of sending the crowd away happy. n deputation of farmers asking iu to support tlie reciprocity pact, viicn one here farms, which :have een abandoned, over acres f land which Is Ijlng untllled, and et they ..have acceas to tflat large arket What Is the aniwerr Why, mply that the farmers of the U B ipply and more than supply their wn market The farmer, talk of hipping their wheat south, and In the same bieath some talks of build- Ing the Hudson'j and spending for O. T. P. Why spend all this money when you are going to send all your wheat and other produce (outli? It Is pot: an open market in tbe States Iliat Is wanted but a cheaper access for farm implements and' goods tho.tanner needs. Uut If the WALTER MKM HOMOMO London, June hon- ors bestowed In connection coronation-include the following: Hartmann Wolfgang Jwt. aeentary of tha Imperial confemeo, made Knight Commander of the Order of 31 Michael and St. George. Walter Reginald 'Baker, secretary of the C. P. Railway, Commander of the Royal Victorian Order. Jhe New Englud Restaurant Our Menu ex- why we Hill Block 4tk ;